Norfolk Southern (NS) late last month was presented with 2023 “Innovation-Driven Company” awards from the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) for its rail wear predictive analytics and digital train inspection programs.
PTSI Transportation, a transportation management consultancy based in Rutherford NJ, announced that effective immediately, Ms. Em Hall has been appointed Product Manager of its Route Learning System™, and will also serve as Midwest Region Director for the company.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) on March 8 reported seven initial steps the Class I railroads are taking “to drive toward a future with zero incidents and zero injuries—one where what
Transport Canada is distributing up to C$5.4 million to 20 infrastructure projects country-wide that it says will make railroads “more resilient to extreme weather risks.”
Kawasaki Track Technologies announced the start of testing of track fastener monitoring technology in North America. This technology, while installed on a locomotive, will capture high resolution pictures and provide the necessary data for Kawasaki to utilize machine learning algorithms to identify potential track fasteners that need to be inspected and repaired.
Railway inspection technology supplier ENSCO, Inc. announced Feb. 14 that it has created a new subsidiary, ENSCO Tecnologias do Brasil LTDA, that will serve Brazilian and South American railway customers.
The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) on Feb. 6 reported signing off on stipulated agreements to improve safety at highway/rail grade crossings in Logan and Randolph counties.
KANSAS CITY, Mo.– After nearly two days of presentations on various aspects of roadbed and ballast maintenance, the program concluded this afternoon.
Amtrak has requested a waiver for regression testing of its certified Positive Train Control system, according to a Federal Register notice published on Feb. 2.
Loram Maintenance of Way, a provider of maintenance of way equipment and services, announced the acquisition of the rail business unit of Sentient Science. The products, team, and intellectual property will be managed by Loram Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Loram.
L&T Technology Services has established a new facility in Toronto.
Plasser American has announced the acquisition of DPR, a rail inspection technology company.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) crews will complete a signal cutover near Queens Village as part of the modernization of the LIRR during the weekend of Oct. 29 and 30.
In an increasingly dangerous cyber world, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has issued additional cybersecurity directives for U.S. railroads.
NJ Transit has begun its annual battle against leaves on the rails.
The first segment of the LA Metro K Line opened on Friday, Oct. 7.
Grade crossing safety improvements are at top of mind for most railroad planners, whether in the government or private sector.
RT&S Managing Editor David Lester talks with the 2022 RT&S Engineer of the Year John Cech from BNSF about challenging projects, the technological movement, what it takes to work in the rail industry, and what it will take to recruit the younger generation.
This year at Innotrans, the annual railroad trade fair held in Berlin each year, U.S., Canadian, and European rail supply groups pledged to collaborate more effectively from this point forward.
If your company is on the fence about whether or not to take sustainability or ESG initiatives by Class 1s, short lines, and transit railways seriously, let me encourage you to get on board.